Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

Updated: July 20, 2018 22:04 IST<p>A woman viewing a mural dedicated to the rescue of boys from a cave in Thailand. | Photo Credit: Getty Images/Linh …

South-east Asia

Thais turn to art, T-shirts to mark cave rescue of 'lucky' 13

CHIANG RAI (Reuters) - Memorabilia featuring a young Thai soccer team and their coach rescued from a flooded cave is flying off the shelves, said Suwit Jaipom, who heads an art gallery in the northern province of Chiang Rai, where the boys live.<p>The 12 boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old …

Chiang Rai

Boar interviews come under fire

Thai officials have slammed international news agencies' exclusive interviews with the boys rescued from Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai, saying the …

South-east Asia

The Waldorf Astoria opens in Bangkok this Aug 1. And here's what we know about it.

First slated to open in 2015, <b>Waldorf Astoria Bangkok</b> is really, truly opening this August. It’ll be the first incursion of the Hilton’s luxury hotel …


Thailand Officially Pledges to Become Top LGBTQ Destination

Already a hotspot for LGBTQ travellers, Thailand says it wants to welcome ‘every possible shade under the rainbow’. From the notorious gay nightlife …


Trapped in a Cave: Thai Boys Share Their Experience


A beautiful telling of an incredible rescue

I usually skip most of The Post’s front-page articles because nowadays so many are political and repetitive, but my eyes drifted to the bottom of the July 14 front page, and I started reading “From a search, to a rescue, to a triumph,” the account of 12 boys and their assistant coach trapped deep …


Thai Cave Rescue Sparks Showdown From 6 Production Companies

12 boys and their coach were rescued from the Tham Luang Nang Non cave on July 10<p>Thailand’s recent cave rescue has sparked a showdown between six …

Die Hard

There May Soon Be, Uh, 6 Movies About the Thai Cave Rescue

The recent rescue of 12 Thai soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave captivated the world, so it isn’t surprising that Hollywood would …

Thai Cave Rescue

Elon Musk’s bizarre tweets are raising red flags on Wall Street

Tesla’s Elon Musk has been tweeting as if he’s as high as one of his SpaceX rockets.<p>Wall Street analysts, regulators and the media have all been …

Wall Street

17 killed in Missouri tourist boat accident

South-east Asia

A giant leap for social Commerce

New deal allows one-stop shopping for Thai online consumers

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When Bangkok floods (and it floods a lot), this park does something amazing

This oasis of green in the hyper-developed city has an important job: it can contain one million gallons of water. Here’s how.<p><b>Bangkok is sinking.</b> …

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New children's book Rising Water to tell story of Thai cave rescue

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish <i>Rising Water: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue</i>, a middle-grade …

J. Edgar Hoover

5 face bribery charges over power scandal

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) is preparing to file charges against five Thai officials for their alleged involvement in a …


Sorry, Elon and Kylie. We're waking up.

For all his bluster about selflessly helping the Thai government, Musk received more blowback than he bargained for. After Musk criticised Thai …

Kylie Jenner

Croatia sends national team jerseys to rescued Thailand cave footballers

The Croatian football association (HNS CFF) has sent a jersey each of the national team to the dozen Thai boys who were trapped in a cave.<p>The boys …


Six Thai Cave Rescue Films Now in Development

The number of films being prepared about the recent cave rescue in northern Thailand has risen to six, according to Thai government …

South-east Asia

Bhutan deal struck to boost investments

Thailand and Bhutan agreed to use the Joint Trade Committee as the main driver to boost trade and investment between the two countries during …

South-east Asia

11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident


Man arrested with 19,800 meth pills at checkpoint

Tha Chatchai police say they have been conducting a crackdown on drugs at the Phuket causeway checkpoint and arrested a man with 19,800 …


Tourist boat capsizes in US state of Missouri, killing 8

A tourist boat capsized on a lake in the US state of Missouri Thursday night, killing at least eight people and injured several others.<p>Some …

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SE Asia Stocks-Most markets fall in line with Asia; Singapore, Thailand rise


Hype Daily: Chance’s new project, Rihanna’s next album and more

<i>Welcome to Hype Daily, Mic’s morning entertainment roundup. Here’s everything you need to catch up on in the entertainment world and what to look</i> …

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Meet the Utah native who played a role in rescuing the Thai soccer team

When he started exploring cave systems in Utah and Nevada, crawling through mud and dirt and trying to sneak into tight spaces to see where they led, …

Salt Lake City

Cambodian tycoons set for victory in controversial poll, claims rights group

Cambodia’s tycoons are set to be big winners in a controversial election at the end of July, a new report by a leading human rights group has claimed, while calling for sanctions against the country’s business elite for allegedly eroding democracy.<p>The South East Asian nation of 16 million will vote …


8 People Dead After Tourist Boat Capsizes in Missouri

At least eight people died Thursday in a duck boat accident on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri, according to Southern Stone County Fire …


Tug-of-war girl a Facebook superstar

Premruedee "Nong Tang Mo" Poltree in action during the tug-of-war competition at Anuban Muang Nakhon Sawan School on Thursday. (Photo and clip from …

South-east Asia

Trat waterfall closed to visitors

Kosit Nilrat, chief of Mu Koh Chang in Trat’s Bo Rai district, said he has been informed by officials manning the Than Mayom waterfall that access to …

South-east Asia